A former Pro Bowl receiver just became available and Lions’ GM Bob Quinn should make the call

Heading into the 2019 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions‘ biggest need, in my opinion, was a wide receiver. Well, the draft is officially in the books and other than selecting WR Travis Fulgham in the sixth round, the position was ignored. Embed from Getty Images That being said, news broke on Thursday that the Seattle Seahawks … Read more

EDITORIAL – Hey Golden Tate: How You Can Stand Up without Kneeling Down

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.   On Wednesday, Lions wideout Golden Tate (who on top of … Read more

NFL Daily Fantasy Football: DraftKings Week 1 Outlook

The greatest time of year is nearly upon us. Season long fantasy football drafts are now gearing up and DraftKings has posted salaries for Week 1 of the NFL season. I will be covering NFL DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports) for Detroit Sports Nation all season including giving my OPTIMAL LINEUP each Saturday for the Sunday … Read more

Did the Detroit Lions do themselves a favor by earning the No. 6 seed?

Many wanted the Detroit Lions to beat the Green Bay Packers last Sunday and host a playoff game against the New York Giants. That didn’t happen, Green Bay defeated Detroit 31-24 and won the NFC North. Once again the Lions failed to get the job done when it matters. Now, they will travel to Seattle … Read more

3 Detroit Lions who MUST dominate against the Seattle Seahawks

The Detroit Lions choked on the big stage Sunday night, dropping the season finale at home to the Green Bay Packers 31-24 and missing an opportunity for a division championship and a home playoff game. Instead, the Lions are entering the playoffs as the sixth seed and traveling to take on the Seattle Seahawks. The … Read more

Top 10 ‘Can’t Miss’ games on the 2016 NFL schedule

The 2016 NFL schedule has been released for a bit now and looking at it, there are an abundance of great match-ups. From old rivalries to Super Bowl rematches, here is a list of the top NFL games you should circle on your calendar in 2016. Super Bowl 50 rematch to open the season Week 1: Carolina … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 15

For many leagues, this is championship week. It’s the most important week of the season. Whether it’s been DeAngelo Williams, Doug Baldwin, Tyler Eifert or anybody else, the waiver wire has produced some studs this year. In the final weeks, even with 45 weeks of add/drops behind us, there are still some potential studs out … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 14

Every league is now in the Fantasy Football playoffs, and the waiver wire is still alive. With Mark Ingram and Thomas Rawls both going down over the past week, there are once again starting running backs available for pickup. DSN is here to let you know who to add and who to drop as you … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 12

It’s do-or-die time. For most leagues, there are one or two weeks left before the playoffs and winning is now a necessity. With another week comes more injuries and more fantasy viable players on the waiver wire. This is where leagues are won and lost. It’s the final weeks of the season and DSN is … Read more

Percy Harvin says Golden Tate acted like a kid in Seattle, Tate responds

Apparently Buffalo Bills wide receiver Percy Harvin is one to hold a grudge, especially when it comes to Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate. In a recent interview with Tyler Dunne of the Buffalo News, Harvin took a shot at Tate and former teammate Doug Baldwin. The three last played together on the Seattle Seahawks in 2013. Harvin … Read more

5 Reasons Why New England Will Win the Super Bowl

First of all, this is a piece about why the New England Patriots will win the Super Bowl, so I promise to not even mention “the word” that everyone is talking about, or at least I’ll try.  Super Bowl XLIX will matchup the NFC Champion and defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, and the AFC … Read more

VIDEO: Richard Sherman’s epic takedown of the NFL’s media policies

Love him or hate him, this is Richard Sherman at his finest. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback, along with teammate WR Doug Baldwin had some fun at their weekly press conference. The press mock-ference came after the NFL fined Seattle RB Marshawn Lynch $100,000 for refusing to speak to the media. I gotta say, I’m not … Read more